Nepal Development Program

It is a basket program funded by different support partners.

Location: 31 VDCs in Jhapa, Morang, Lalitpur, Dailekh, Kailali and Doti districts

Objectives: (i) To enable people and communities to effectively respond to and timely recover from disasters and emergencies; (ii) To enable priority populations achieve adequate livelihood without compromising on the livelihood of future generations; and (iii) To empower priority populations to participate in decisions affecting them, in improved local governance and to advocate for their rights.

Financial Support: ALWS, ELCA, FCA, GNC

Promoting Women's Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Location: 8 VDCs in Lalitpur district

Objective: To develop women-led local institutions for promoting economic, social and cultural rights of poor and marginalized women.

Duration: 1 Jan. 2014 to 31 Dec. 2016

Financial support: FCA

Advancing Freedom of Haliyas, Kamaiyas and Kamlaris

Location: Baitadi, Doti, Kailali, and Kanchanpur districts

Objective: To advance socio-economic condition of freed Haliyas, ex-Kamaiyas and Kamlaris enhancing their access to livelihood assets and promoting equality and non-discrimination.

Duration: 1 Jan. 2015 to 31 Dec. 2017

Financial support: FCA



Resilient Livelihood and Sustainable Food Security

Location: 6 VDCs in Dailekh and Doti districts

Objective: To achieve resilient livelihoods and sustainable food security by excluded and marginalized women and men.

Duration: Nov. 2013 to Dec. 2015

Financial support: DCA, ICCO and LWF (ACT Nepal Forum Consortium)


Improving Food Security in South and Southeast Asia

Location: Banke, Kailali, Doti and Achham districts

Objective: To strengthen small/marginal farmers’ organizations from the most deprived communities in Nepal to network, engage in and impact local, national and regional policy dialogues (at South and Southeast Asia levels) on food and nutrition security.

Duration: 1 Oct. 2013 to 30 Sept. 2018

Financial support: EU, DCA


Promoting Community-based Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

Location: 7 VDCs in Dailekh district

Objectives: (i) To empower communities, specifically women and girls, demand and achieve sustainable access to and use of safe water, sanitation and hygienic living conditions; and (ii) To engage relevant service providers in the business and public sectors and civil society to respond to the needs for sustainable, accessible, affordable and demand-driven WASH services.

Duration: 1 Jan. 2014 to 31 July 2015

Financial support: ICCO

Emergency Response and Early Recovery Support

Location: 2 VDCs each in Bardiya and Kailali districts

Objectives: (i) To provide life-saving and psychosocial support to the severely affected and displaced households in priority areas by providing food, non-food items and psychosocial counselling; (ii) To restore agriculture and non-agriculture means of livelihood through on- and off-farm supports; (iii) To rehabilitate WASH, shelter and critical lifelines facilities through food for work or cash and voucher transfer; and (iv) To restore education facilities, promoting education in emergency approach.

Duration: Oct. 2014 to Sept. 2015

Financial support: FELM and ALWS through ACT Alliance

Building Koshi River-Basin Communities Resilient

Location: 8 VDCs in Saptari and Udayapur districts

Objective: To increase communities' resilience to the impact of flood and strengthen their adaptive capacities to cope with the effects of flood.

Duration: Jan. 2015 to Dec. 2016

Financial support: DCA

Support to Bhutanese Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Location: Refugee camps in Jhapa and Morang districts

Objective: To provide care and maintenance support to refugees from Bhutan.

Financial support: UNHCR

Warehouse Management and Food Distribution

Location: Refugee camps in Jhapa and Morang districts

Objective: To distribute food and non-food items to refugees from Bhutan through various committees of elected representatives of refugees. 

Financial support: WFP 

Reclamation Gardening Program

Location: Refugee camps in Jhapa and Morang districts

Objective: To provide nutrient food to children, pregnant women and lactating mothers of Bhutanese refugee camps and host communities.

Financial support: WFP 

Aid to Bhutanese Refugees and Host Communities

Location: Jhapa and Morang districts

Objective: To foster harmony between refugees and host communities through joint planning and implementation of various development activities.

Financial support: UNHCR


Supporting Refugee Youth

Location: Jhapa and Morang districts

Objective: To strengthen child clubs and support refugee children.

Financial support: Young Roots, UK